Tag: PC Gaming

The DeanBeat: Taking Company of Heroes 3 multiplayer for a spin

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Humans are always much smarter than computer AI, as I relearned while playing the pre-alpha multiplayer demo for Company of Heroes 3. […]

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Binance and Animoca Brands launch $200M fund for crypto gaming startups

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Binance Smart Chain and Animoca Brands have partnered to launch a $200 million fund to accelerate and incubate early crypto gaming startups. […]

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Cities: Skylines is heading to VR

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Fast Travel Games today announced Cities: VR, a virtual reality take on the hit city-building game Cities: Skylines. Cities: VR will launch […]

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Blockchain is only a game changer if players are stakeholders

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  The recent boom of NFTs has led many to think of blockchain, the underlying technology that supports them, as a solution seeking […]

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Funcom and Nukklear to develop Dune survival game

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  The spice must flow. Or at least that’s what Funcom and German developer Nukklear are counting on with a new game in […]

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Reggie Fils-Aimé and United Talent lead $200M gaming and entertainment SPAC

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  UTA Acquisition Corp. plans to raise $200 million in public funds for a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) headed by former Nintendo […]

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Qualcomm partners with Razer on launch of dev-focused G3x Gen 1 gaming platform

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Qualcomm has introduced its Snapdragon G3x Gen 1 gaming platform to power a new generation of dedicated gaming devices. And gaming lifestyle […]

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Will Skyrim ruin Starfield?

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  I can’t help it. I’m beginning to build up Starfield in my head. We haven’t seen much of Bethesda’s space-exploration adventure, and […]

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Respawn discontinues sales of the original Titanfall

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Respawn Entertainment made a big Titanfall announcement today. No, it didn’t reveal plans for Titanfall 3. Instead, the team is ceasing sales […]

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Sulake’s Habbo dips its toe into NFTs with donation to player community

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Sulake said it is diving into the nonfungible token (NFT) market with NFT avatars for its online community of Habbo players. The […]

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Roblox sues YouTuber Ruben Sim for $1.65M for ‘terrorist threats’

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  The Roblox Corporation has filed a lawsuit in California against YouTuber Benjamin Simon for making terrorist threats against the studio and its […]

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Talewind raises $3.41M for Breezy Bay game and to partner with game devs

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Talewind has raised $3.41 million to fund its Breezy Bay casual game and partner with Roblox game developers. The deal comes on […]

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Like Skyrim, Starfield will enable players to pick up every coffee mug

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Starfield will share some classic DNA with its Bethesda Game Studios predecessors. In a new video today, game director Todd Howard confirmed […]

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Activision drops new details on Warzone Pacific map Caldera debuting December 8

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Call of Duty: Warzone is getting its first really new map on December 8 in the form of Caldera, the Warzone Pacific […]

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Atomontage launches early version of cloud-based volumetric graphics

Atomontage has launched an early version of its microvoxel technology that it says offers a new way of creating computer graphics for video games and computer simulations. The advantage of the cloud-based volumetric graphics is that it uses breakthroughs in 3D data compression so that it becomes a lot easier to share 3D imagery with […]

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MetaMundo raises $2.7M to launch 3D NFT marketplace

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  MetaMundo has announced it has raised over $2.7 million in seed funding to build a marketplace for 3D nonfungible tokens (NFTs). Animoca […]

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Play Ventures launches Play Future Fund with $75M in commitments

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Play Ventures revealed today its new fund for blockchain gaming investments: The Play Future Fund. The Fund has made three commitments already, […]

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Mainframe Industries raises $22.9M for cloud-native games

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Mainframe Industries has raised $22.9 million to develop cloud-native games in a financing led by Andreessen Horowitz and a new set of […]

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Listen to the London Symphony Orchestra play Starfield’s score

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Bethesda Softworks has uploaded new music for its upcoming sci-fi role-playing adventure Starfield. Composer Inon Zur recorded the score with the London […]

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New-gen version of Cyberpunk 2077 is still ‘on track’ for Q1 2022

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  CD Projekt Group revealed its Q3 financial report today, and the company provided a look ahead at its upcoming release plans. To […]

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Theorycraft keeps hiring to build whimsical apocalyptic fantasy world code-named Loki

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Theorycraft Games isn’t revealing that much about its game yet, but the studio wants us to know that it’s been hiring some […]

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CD Projekt Red looks ahead to acquisitions, postpones Cyberpunk patch

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  CD Projekt Red wants to keep expanding. In an interview with Polish newspaper Rzeczpospolita, CD Projekt Red chief executive officer Adam Kiciński explained […]

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Josh Williams interview — How Forte raised $725M for a platform for blockchain gaming

Forte raised $725 million on the expectation that it will provide the building blocks for triple-A game companies to make NFT games. The San Francisco company is creating a blockchain game platform which will enable game companies to create blockchain games that are both compliant and interoperable. The Forte deal was announced this month not long […]

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Sherlock Holmes Chapter One review: Not exactly elementary

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Sherlock Holmes Chapter One is an odd duck, with one foot in its point-and-click adventure game roots and the other in action-oriented […]

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Why Michael Moorcock’s Elric of Melniboné is getting a game after 60 years

For the first time since the 1961 publication of Michael Moorcock’s novel Elric of Melniboné, the legendary dark fantasy series is going to be the basis for a video game, as Runatyr has acquired the rights to make a computer game based on the first six books of the Elric saga. This is pretty exciting […]

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The DeanBeat: Thanks for being part of the GamesBeat community

Happy Thanksgiving and thanks for reading GamesBeat and VentureBeat. We are grateful to our community for reading our stories, giving us news tips, commenting on our work, and yes even correcting us when we’re wrong. We’re the place where business meets passion. And you’re the ones that make sure that we stay true to that […]

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StreamElements reveals 2021 Creator Diversity Program recipients

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  StreamElements announced today the names of the twenty streamers it has selected for its 2021 Creator Diversity Program (CDP). These streamers will […]

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The Forgotten City publisher Plug In Digital raises $75M for indie games

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Independent games publisher and distributor Plug In Digital has raised $75 million to publish more games like The Forgotten City. Private equity […]

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Melon and NFL team up and launch Roblox metaverse experience

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Melon announced today that it was launching a new experience in Roblox in partnership with the NFL. Players will be able to […]

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Resident Evil 4 VR is getting its Mercenaries mode

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Oculus announced today that Resident Evil 4 VR is getting a Mercenaries mode. The survival mode will launch in a free update […]

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Crusader Kings III’s Royal Court expansion launches on February 8

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Anyone who’s seen Game of Thrones knows how important it is to immaculately decorate your throne room. It immediately tells you what […]

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